Lakshmi Jagannathan

COO, DERBI Foundation

Dr. Lakshmi Jagannathan has played a pivotal role in building capacity for entrepreneurship and innovation at Dayananda Sagar Institutions. She has been mentoring many student and community entrepreneurs to become successful ventures.

A Firm believer who is relentlessly pursuing to transform campuses into platforms of innovation & entrepreneurship. A startup evangelist and passionate mentor who is very well networked with all key players of the startup ecosystem.

Arun Prabhu

Chief Executive, inTouch Analytics

Arun is an entrepreneur focused on business strategy, innovation and transformation, based on creative use of data and people intelligence. Currently spearheading in predictive analytics, he efficiently bridges the gap between technological applications and business needs.

Ashim Roy

Co-Founder & CEO, Uber Diagnostics

Ashim is passionate about use of IOT framework to deliver Healthcare 2.0. Having three patents to his credit, he specializes in applying his global telecom experience to deliver affordable healthcare solutions.

Ashok Das

Founder CEO, SunMoksha

Ashok has over two decades of experience in semiconductor equipment and clean energy that includes solar PV, solar thermal, bio-energy, waste-to-energy, smart grids and energy efficiency. He has expertise in rural micro-grids and developing a holistic technology-cum-business solution for rural electrification.

Balaji S V

Founder & Principal Consultant, Key Factors Sales Optimisation Services

Balaji has over two decades of experience in building sales, marketing and distribution channels in the areas of Financial Products. He provides coaching in the areas of Sales, Personal Rapport building, Performance. He consults companies for Sales Audits.

Bhaskaran Srinivasan

Founder, Business Zenz

Bhaskaran, Strategy Consultant, Leadership Coach and Founder – Business Zenz brings over 30 years of business experience, of which 10+ years were in the role of senior management in Royal Philips Electronics. He is an accredited Executive Coach through CFI and a member of the advisory board to Business Excellence Institute, Dublin.

Chandra Vaidyanathan

Professor & Chairperson, Dept. of Mathematics, DSU

Dr. Chandra,Professor & Chairperson, Dept. of Mathematics, Dayananda Sagar University straddles between the theoretical world of mathematics and the practical world of Signal Processing. He developed the algorithm that powered the washing machines of various manufactures in Japan and Europe as a Software Engineer in Embedded DSP division of Analog Devices Inc.

Deva P. Seetharam

Co-Founder, DataGlen Technologies

Deva is an MIT graduate with expertise in diverse set of areas from energy management to pervasive media to embedded networking technologies to distributed systems. He had co-founded RadioSherpa, and tuxphone which have been cited in BBC, MIT Technology Review, Scientific American, Slashdot, CNET.

M. R. Sheshadri

Managing Director, DELOPT

Dr. Sheshadri is an expert in electronics and electro optics. He has a rare combination of research expertise and business acumen, leveraging which he propels his company on a constant growth trajectory.

Mayur Sirdesai

Private Equity Professional ,Somerset Health Capital Advisors

With strong experience in Healthcare/ Pharma and FMCG in multiple roles, he presently manages a PE Fund in Healthcare and allied areas. He also established a Medical device company based on Israeli MedTech products in the area of Sleep Medicine and Cardiology Diagnostics.

Neeraj Gupta

Director & CEO, FormulateIP TechnoLegal Solutions

Neeraj is an expert in assisting clients in protecting and expanding their domestic and international knowledge-based businesses using IP protection, licensing and strategic planning. He is also co-founder of Excubator and Pan IIT Mentors and CEO of Technology Incubation and Entrepreneurship Development Activity at IIT Roorkee.

Puneet Gupta

Global CTO, Brillio

Puneet is on the board of directors of Marketelligent, and also serves on the advisory boards of several startups in silicon valley as well as in India. With over 70 granted patents and 100 publications to his credit, he was driving digital platform initiatives at Infosys Labs, Bell Labs and Lucent technologies.

Saikrishna Vaidyanathan

Seasoned Technology Leader

Saikrishna has 15 years of experience in Software Development & Product/Program Management with ebay and IBM . His expertise is in building and executing roadmaps and strategies for project execution

Sairam Geethanath

Director, Medical Imaging Centre, Dayananda Sagar Institutions

Dr. Sairam is a biomedical engineering startup enthusiast and has mentored several student innovators to commercialise their ideas. He is listed among the Thomson Reuters Marquis who’s who of the world 2016, for his expertise in magnetic resonance imaging.

Saqib Chinoy

CCO, APT Life Sciences

Saqib, Chief Commercial Officer, APT Life Sciences Pvt. Ltd has worked with the founder- entrepreneurs of 16 early stage companies since 2013. He specializes in market entry strategies, customer acquisitions and new product development for the healthcare and pharmaceutical sector.

Suseela Mahesh

Founder Director, Secured Outsourcing Solutions

Suseela is a Chartered Accountant in the field of practice since 1995, specialising in Incorporation of Companies, streamlining of accounting procedures and policies and Internal Audits. She also has expertise in statutory compliance procedures and direct and indirect taxation.

Varadarajan Krishna

Managing Director, Induct Software

Varad is engaged in a few global Start Up programs like the 100 Open Start Ups and ESNC. He specializes in Enterprise Innovation Management and Open Innovation in verticals like Healthcare, Energy, Automotive, Aerospace and Public Systems.